Narrative:Crashed into the sea. Propeller malfunction caused the plane to go out of control. All crew members bailed out except for two. One of the crew who bailed out died after rescue by Japanese fishing boat.
|Date:||Thursday 5 December 2013|
|Type:||Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar|
|Operator:||United States Air Force - USAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 11053|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 7|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 7 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||33 km (20.6 mls) N of Ashiya AB (Japan)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.